Tax appeals body sought funds to deal with backlog
The commission was set up by former finance minister Michael Noonan to speed up complex appeals that could not be resolved internally between the Revenue and taxpayers
The Tax Appeals Commission (TAC) sought an increase in resources for extra staff and new offices after a surge in the number of cases coming its way.
According to partially redacted briefing notes from the Department of Finance, released under Freedom of Information, the commission held a number of meetings with the department last year to outline issues that have emerged.
The documents state that the commission, which hears appeals from taxpayers against Revenue, was...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
Comment: How the FAI could have avoided the lasting damage of Videogate
In any potential crisis, speed, sincerity, and ownership of the facts are all key, yet another important element is ensuring the tone of the response is proportionate
Latest lockdown news is deflating for everyone, but there is an end in sight
People are frustrated by the continuing level 5 restrictions and fear of another lost summer, but the vaccine rollout is gathering pace
Colin Murphy: In law, we are closer to house arrest than a 5km limit
Covid-19 restrictions say you should not leave home at all ‘without reasonable excuse’ – a rule that‘s broader than it need be, is widely misunderstood and of dubious effectiveness
O’Brien, the reluctant media tycoon, is finally free to focus on his telecoms business
After selling the last of his media assets, Denis O’Brien can now turn his attention to Digicel, the telecoms network he created, and its heavy debt load